- Moments of self-actualization that make one feel at one with the universe, strong, calm, and filled with light
- Marked by feelings of ecstasy, harmony, and deep meaning
- Occur when we are immersed in an activity that stretches our capacities like challenging puzzles, research projects, and math, logic, or science problems
- It cannot be too easy or we’ll get bored.
- Neither can it be too hard or we’ll get frustrated.
Benefits of Flow States
- Build brainpower
- Boost problem-solving and creativity abilities
- Also boost our focus, productivity, and performance
- Make us feel satisfied and competent
- Fulfill our needs for achievement and mastery